Medieval fortress "het Steen"
Antwerp is at the same time a European culture city, the world centre for diamonds, the one but biggest port in Europa and the home town of the Flemish baroque painter Peter Paul Rubens.
our walk we will devote attention to the Market Square with the Town Hall and the beautiful "Golden Age" Guild Houses, the Cathedral of Our Lady with the "Elevation of the Cross" and the "Descent from the Cross" by Rubens, Saint-Paul's Churche, the harbour
and the Jewish disctrict.
You can visit Rubens' former house during the lunch break. In the former home and studio of the master, you set off on a fascinating journey back in time and into the world of this great baroque artist.
is also a lot of modern architecture in Antwerp, for example, the new Palace of Justice by Richard Rogers, the "Museum aan de Stroom" by Neutelings & Riedijk and the new Port House by Zaha Hadid.
Downtown you can, of course, contemplate about the
day in the company of a nice Belgian beer.
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